Education Assistant, Gallery Oldham


Job Summary

We are looking for a confident, well-organised freelancer who can support our team to carry out much of the day to day work of managing a busy education offer.

Job Description

Freelance position, 22 hours (3 days), fixed term until end March 2024

Equivalent to £25k p.a. or £110 per day

The post will be based on site at Gallery Oldham / Oldham Library with provision to also work from home as appropriate. You can find out more about our current offer here

Main responsibilities

To carry out the associated admin that supports our work with schools. This includes processing bookings with schools, contacting freelance artists and educators, and processing invoices and purchase orders

To meet and greet schools visiting Gallery Oldham/Oldham Library in person or virtually and assist with signing in procedures (school visits are predominantly Mondays and Tuesdays)

To collate school visitor figures and evaluation data

To create leaflets, posters, web pages and social media posts to market the service to schools

To assist with the design of school resources and sessions

To support the delivery of school sessions as required

To assist the team in keeping the education suite and school loans boxes in good order

The ideal postholder would have

The ability to evidence high level organisational skills including the prioritisation of tasks and a methodological approach. Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision

Effective communication skills (written, verbal, ICT and interpersonal skills)

Experience of assisting with school groups in a museum or classroom setting

Awareness of health and safety matters affecting both staff and the public using the Gallery, museum buildings and stores.

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How to Apply

Please email an application to tell us why you are the best person for this job. You should include a CV along with a supporting statement no longer than two sides of A4.

Please send your application and direct any enquiries to Suzanne Hudson, Senior Development Officer:

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